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August 25th 2017

Rainwater Reuse Fair Helps Johnsons Park Residents Combat Flooding

Looking for relief from the headaches of flooded basements and streets following every heavy rain? Our Think Blue | Think Green Rainwater Reuse Fair provides solutions to these problems and hands-on education. The event will showcase how neighborhood residents can … Continue reading

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June 24th 2016

Community Benefits from Kinnickinnic River Rivitalization

Communities along the Kinnickinnic River in Milwaukee, Wis. are benefiting from Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding that has been used to remove concrete channelization and naturalize the space. We have previously written about this work on the Kinnickinnic as a success … Continue reading

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July 20th 2015

Video on Milwaukee Water Commons

The Milwaukee Water Commons has been doing great work connecting the people in Milwaukee to their water. This video shows the diverse ways in which the Water Commons project has made the connection between daily life and the importance of … Continue reading

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March 19th 2014

EPA Announces Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grants in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Ohio

Over the last month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been announcing Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure grants around the Great Lakes. These grants use Great Lakes Restoration Initiative dollars address polluted stormwater runoff using green infrastructure. So far the cities … Continue reading

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September 10th 2013

Milwaukee leads on climate change adaptation

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s campaign to end all sewer overflows into Lake Michigan by 2035 has encountered a daunting obstacle: Climate change. Milwaukee is one of many Great Lakes cities that rely on combined sewer systems, which collect and … Continue reading

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